Current Affairs Questions for RBI Grade B 2017: 02nd May 2017

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Welcome to the world of Current Affairs 2017. With SBI PO Mains and BOB PO, Dena Bank PO, round the corner, it should be your priority to cover every aspect of Current Affairs on a daily basis so that you can do well in Mains exam. These current affairs are based on current news. Let us see how many questions you attempt accurately.

Q1. Union Health Minister has launched the Test and Treat policy for providing treatment to patients suffering from Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). Who is the present Union Health Minister?
(a) Dr. Harsh Vardhan
(b) Radha Mohan Singh
(c) Bandaru Dattatreya
(d) DV Sadananda Gowda
(e) Jagat Prakash Nadda

Q2. From 04th May 2017 "Bhilar" will become India’s first ‘book village’ where tourists and locals can come and read books, magazines, newspapers stacked at 25 premises. "Bhilar" is located in ________________.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Karnataka
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat 

Q3. Which among the following states has organized the country's first transgender one-day athletic meet in which 132 participants from 12 districts participated?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Assam
(c) Kerala
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Bihar

Q4. Internationally renowned sand artist ________________ has won the jury prize gold medal at the 10th Moscow Sand art Championship.
(a) Rahul Arya 
(b) Sudarsan Pattnaik
(c) Nitish Bharti 
(d) Harish Rawat
(e) None of the given options is true 

Q5. Who has become the first Indian to take pole in the F3 European series, securing the top spot on the starting grid for Race 1 of the second round of the championship in Monza, Italy?
(a) Jehan Daruvala
(b) Narain Karthikeyan
(c) Gul Panag
(d) Mohan Rama Rao
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. India will give how much amount to children of freedom fighters in Bangladesh in the next five years under the new 'Muktijodha scholarship' scheme?
(a) Rs 35 crore
(b) Rs 100 crore
(c) Rs 05 crore
(d) Rs 350 crore
(e) Rs 50 crore

Q7. Who is the present president of Bangladesh?
(a) Mamnoon Hussain
(b) Mohammad Abdul Hamid
(c) Mohammad Hamid Ansari
(d) Sheikh Hasina
(e) Ashraf Ghani

Q8. Former Union minister _______________ has been selected by Japan for this year's Spring Imperial Decorations, for his contribution to the strengthening of bilateral ties and promotion of friendship between the two countries.
(a) Sushilkumar Shinde
(b) Pawan Kumar Bansal
(c) Ashwani Kumar
(d) P Chidambaram
(e) Abdul Bari Siddiqui

Q9. What is the currency of Japan?
(a) Baht
(b) Yuan
(c) Renminbi
(d) Yen
(e) Rupee

Q10. The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is observing 'Ganga Cleanliness Pledge Day' on 02nd May 2017 at various places in the river's basin states to spread awareness and ensure public participation in the programme. Uma Bharti is present Union Water Resources Minister; she is present Member of Parliament (MP) from which constituency? 
(a) Vadodara, Gujarat
(b) Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh
(c) Bhilwara, Rajasthan
(d) Purnea, Bihar
(e) Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh

Q11. International Labour Day, also known as International Worker's Day or May Day is observed globally on ____________.
(a) 2nd May
(b) 1st May
(c) 30th April
(d) 29th April
(e) 3rd May

Q12. Name the driver who recently won the Russian Grand Prix after a tense final few laps as he was chased down by Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel.
(a) Lewis Hamilton
(b) Narayan Kartikey
(c) Michael Schumacher
(d) Valtteri Bottas
(e) Roberto Bonomi

Q13. Aymanam ward in which of the following district has become India’s first digitalised panchayat ward?
(a) Kerala
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka
(d) Odisha
(e) Jharkhand

Q14. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) has appointed Syrian refugee and Olympic athlete ____________ as a Goodwill Ambassador.
(a) Yousuf Malaila
(b) Zarna Saify
(c) Korni Groz
(d) Mouflo Prosdin
(e) Yusra Mardini

Q15. The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) aimed to protect the interests of homebuyers across the country and bring transparency has come into force from _______________.
(a) 30th April
(b) 1st April
(c) 1st May
(d) 1st March
(e) 2nd May

Q16. Name the software giant that has recently announced the new "Solve for India" initiative, especially for tier-2 cities with an aim to support entrepreneurs and developers of the country.
(a) Microsoft
(b) Google
(c) Infosys
(d) TCS

Q17. Name the player who has recently won a record-extending 10th Barcelona Open title by defeating Dominic Thiem of Austria.
(a) Roger Federer
(b) Andy Murray
(c) Novak Djokovic
(d) Rafael Nadal
(e) Stan Wawrinka

Q18. India's top cueist Pankaj Advani has recently lost to China's Lv Haotian in the summit clash of Asian Snooker Championship. The championship was held in __________.
(a) Doha, Qatar
(b) Beijing, China
(c) Chennai, India
(d) Shanghai, China
(e) Ottawa, Canada

Q19. Name the state that has recently got its first automatic weather station at Dongargaon in Vidarbha region that would help farmers to plan and manage the sowing process better.
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala
(d) Odisha
(e) Maharashtra

Q20. The daughter of legendary Sitar Maestro (late) Ustad Vilayat Ali Khan, Begum Yaman K. Khan has passed away recently. She was famous ______________.
(a) Classical Dancer
(b) Classical Singer
(c) Sufi Singer
(d) Sitar Player
(e) Violin Player


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